How do I get a Pennsylvania birth certificate?
In Pennsylvania, birth certificates and other vital records can be obtained through the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Here are the requirements and procedures for ordering a birth certificate:
- • You must be the person named on the certificate or an immediate family member (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, or grandchild) to obtain a birth certificate.
- • If you are not the person named on the certificate, you must provide legal documentation proving your relationship to the person.
- • Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Vital Records website.
- • Click on "Birth Certificate" and then "Order a Certificate".